Market Reports

The Organic Grocery Effect: When Grocery Stores Plant, Home Values Grow
Is a Whole Foods, New Seasons, or Trader Joe’s store going in down the street from you? Look forward to[...]
Oregon Rent Control Updates: HB 2004 Dies, Portland City Ordinance Stands
In our 2017 Portland Real Estate Market Report and our blog, we’ve been reporting on the city of Portland and[...]
Why is Portland Home Inventory So Low, And Why Aren’t There More New Condos?
Note: this three-part answer is excerpted from our 2017 market report. Part One To answer the question of why the[...]
Portland Rent Control and Inclusionary Zoning: The Laws Behind The Controversies
What are the issues and controversies around rent control and inclusionary zoning in Portland and the state of Oregon? To help readers more fully understand the issue, here are summaries of the laws along with full texts, documentation of their refinements, and supplemental materials.
Irvington Home Tour Showcases Design Innovation & Hilarious History
Are you a history-minded house hunter? Interested in seeing how historic dwellings can evolve to fit modern needs? You definitely want to be in attendance for the 35th annual Irvington Home Tour on May 21, where some of the neighborhood’s most intriguing examples of architecture and design will be showcased for a good cause.
Get Shredded for Summer!
Are you ready to GET SHREDDED? Well, we can’t really help you out – unless you’re talking about getting your documents securely shredded, that is.
Inventory on Hold | Portland Inventory Report | February 2017
With Portland's real estate inventory on hold after the winter hangover, prices continue to rise, keeping it a Seller's market.
Snowpocalypse Ices Sales | Portland Sales Volume Report | February 2017
Pending sales in Portland decreased, so expect a drop in sales next month due to an uptick of interest rates and a hangover from delayed activity due to the snow.
Will Higher Interest Rates Cool the Market? | Portland Sales Volume Report | December 2016
Will Higher Interest Rates Cool the Market? 813 homes sold in Portland this November which is 42 more than October.[...]
The Organic Grocery Effect: When Grocery Stores Plant, Home Values Grow
Is a Whole Foods, New Seasons, or Trader Joe’s store going in down the street from you? Look forward to[...]
Oregon Rent Control Updates: HB 2004 Dies, Portland City Ordinance Stands
In our 2017 Portland Real Estate Market Report and our blog, we’ve been reporting on the city of Portland and[...]
Why is Portland Home Inventory So Low, And Why Aren’t There More New Condos?
Note: this three-part answer is excerpted from our 2017 market report. Part One To answer the question of why the[...]
Affordability and Mortgage Rates: Where Were We, and Where Are We Now?
As calculated by Mortgage News Daily, see a comparison of the mortgage rates in July 2006 versus mortgage rates in March 2016.
Census Vacancy Data
One of the data sources we used to create our 2017 Market Report we consulted the Census Housing Vacancies table provides[...]